#1
Alright. Now, my birthday's coming up in..a month or so, and I'm allowed to pick up a new bass guitar, seeing as how my current one is barely passable in terms of playability. I'm currently stuck between these 3 choices of bass guitars.

Hofner Icon Series Vintage Bass Guitar
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Hofner-Icon-Series-Vintage-Bass?sku=511788

Rogue VB100 Series II Violin Bass
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Rogue-VB100-Series-II-Violin-Bass-?sku=512224

B.C. Rich Warlock Bass
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/B.C.-Rich-Warlock-Bass?sku=512660

Now, through information gathered, I think the Rogue is the best of the three. Although I haven't actually tested these, but the Rogue seems most reliable The B.C. Rich is also a good candidate. It's menacing shape is definitely an attracting factor, but I have heard that B.C. Rich's quality has deteriorated in the past years. The Hofner might also be good, due to Sir Paul McCartney's use of them.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
#2
Quote by InvaderTSN
Alright. Now, my birthday's coming up in..a month or so, and I'm allowed to pick up a new bass guitar, seeing as how my current one is barely passable in terms of playability. I'm currently stuck between these 3 choices of bass guitars.

Hofner Icon Series Vintage Bass Guitar
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Hofner-Icon-Series-Vintage-Bass?sku=511788

Rogue VB100 Series II Violin Bass
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Rogue-VB100-Series-II-Violin-Bass-?sku=512224

B.C. Rich Warlock Bass
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/B.C.-Rich-Warlock-Bass?sku=512660

Now, through information gathered, I think the Rogue is the best of the three. Although I haven't actually tested these, but the Rogue seems most reliable The B.C. Rich is also a good candidate. It's menacing shape is definitely an attracting factor, but I have heard that B.C. Rich's quality has deteriorated in the past years. The Hofner might also be good, due to Sir Paul McCartney's use of them.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!



Dont pick the Hofner!!!!! It sonds its just so bad!!! you can allready get the impression of it since the first time you play it.... maybe it looks nice, but god the sound!!!
And well I dont know the other ones.... sorry
#4
out of these three i would pick the BC Rich. Sir Paul is a music icon, but the choice of basses was very limited back then. the Hofner basses were sub par then, and still are. Rondo's are ok, but not as a Hofner copy. the Squier Vintage Modified series, would kill all of these choices, in the price range. let your ears decide, not your eyes.
#7
You assumed correct Go for like a cheap Jazz bass or something, they are very versatile, meaning you can get a wide range of tones from them!
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#9
Unless you are willing to shell out mass sums of cash, you should not get a violin bass. I would go try to pick up a use Fender/Warwick/Ibanez.
#10
^ Umm... he has a rouge on his list and your pointing him towards warwick?
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#11
He also has a BC Rich on his list...

I like Fender Jazz Basses, and the Ibanez Soundgear series.
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